Ortofon 2M Red

  • Model: 2M Red
  • Shipping Weight: 3lbs
  • Manufactured by: Ortofon
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- an improved engine, which provides an increased output of 5.5 mV and an optimized sound reproduction and a high level of sonic accuracy
- a tipped Elliptical diamond and split pole pins with a copper wire
- the cartridge body is manufactured from Hopelex, an environment-friendly material which ensures high rigidity while eliminating unwanted resonances.

We have optimized the design for ease of mounting the cartridge, and the weight and size to fit the most common turntables on the market today. The 2M Series provides excellent compatibility when used in an assortment of playback systems and with a wide variety of phono preamps.

2M Red is an all-purpose cartridge that delivers open, dynamic sound with a slight touch of warmth.

Hi-Fi News October 2008
The Ortofon 2M Red
Reviewed by Steve Harris and Paul Miller

"...a pleasing ambience...
...intimate, trembling quality...
...bass in proportion...
...good detail...
...realistic without going into hardness...
...sense of space even in the climaxes..."